The Nation Notebook: Therrien and Julien in a coaching carousel, Chiarelli on the deadline, Vermette’s slash and some rumours

The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  In a shocking series of events, the Montreal Canadiens fired Michel Therrien yesterday afternoon and replaced him with the Habs archrival Boston Bruins’ former head coach in Claude…

Canucks to honour Henrik’s 1000th point

The #Canucks will honour captain #HENR1K Saturday against the Wild. https://t.co/K0Y7fkLegT pic.twitter.com/C4MUxE6QyZ — Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks) February 1, 2017 After scoring his 1000th point nearly two weeks ago, the Canucks will honour Henrik on Saturday in a pre-game ceremony prior to the teams matchup against the Minnesota Wild.


Canucks one step closer to games in China

Photo Credit: www.Canucks.NHL.com As was reported weeks ago, LA Kings and Vancouver Canucks likely to play exhibition games in China in Sept. PA must also approve this. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) January 31, 2017 It appears the Canucks are one step closer to crossing the Pacific, if only for a handful of games.